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The Democratic Primary for U.S. Senate

U.S. Capital Building
The side of the United States Capitol which houses the US Senate. Republican incumbent will face a Democratic challenger in 2016--either newcomer Sittenfeld or former governor Strickland.

Democrats are gearing up to challenge Republican Rob Portman for one of Ohio’s US Senate Seats. This hour, we talk with the two main Democratic candidates–former Ohio governor Ted Strickland, and Cincinnati councilman P.G. Sittenfeld.


  • P.G. Sittenfeld, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate
  • Bill Hershey, former Columbus bureau correspondent
  • Ted Strickland, former Ohio governor, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate